"While John Yoo did most of the staff work for Bybee, Yoo was barely 35 years old—and his memos showed it. They not only took extreme positions; they were legally incompetent, failing to consider many of the most obvious counterarguments. Bybee was 49. He was the grown-up, the seasoned jurist."
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Ackerman - Impeach Jay Bybee
Bybee (now a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge) and John Yoo (now a tenured professor at UC Berkeley) are responsible for the torture memos. Bruce Ackerman, whose office is only about 40 miles from UConn, takes Bybee to task in this op-ed piece posted on Slate. Here's the best part...